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By Iain Edgar

A consultant to Imagework is a pioneering consultant to a brand new development in ethnographic examine: using imaginitive, experiential tools equivalent to dreamwork, paintings, Gestalt conception and psychodrama. Originating in crew counselling and psychiatric remedy, imagework thoughts discover topics' resourceful assets to bare subconscious wisdom approximately identification, trust and society. they're perfect for getting access to wealthy qualitative facts approximately how participants and cultures functionality. Iain Edgar, a number one professional on ethnographic approach, has condensed top-level examine concept on imagework into this convenient useful handbook. entire with case reports and examples, hands-on information and counsel on equipment and ethics, it really is an excellent place to begin for any imagework venture.

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And again there is a strong feeling of happiness and creativity. Only this time there is not the music involved but writing different texts, letters, making concepts, dreaming, reading books etc. And again there is a keyboard. My English is not good enough to explain what I think is the meaning of my images. I can only say that they are of great importance for me and the finding of your exercise as well. What do they mean, two rooms in the second floor of our house? I need 26 ‘Imaginary fields’ and the qualitative research domain an entire life to pass from one room to another.

Everyone acted as if we were friends leaving a party – sad to see us go but will see us again. We got into my car and ‘Imaginary fields’ and the qualitative research domain 41 made our way from the healing place. My friend finally felt entirely at peace, and fell asleep in the back of the car. Such results show that many people have an innate intuitive vision of what for them, and their close friends, is a healing place and these visions seem rarely to be available as a reality in the statutory health and social care sectors.

Although Jon has recently been moved from a high security to an open prison, where he is given day release in order to help him to integrate back into the community slowly, he still describes the experience of being ‘on the outside’ as somewhat unnerving. Jon often explains to me how the reason for this is the ‘Imaginary fields’ and the qualitative research domain 39 great change in the pace of life, moving from an institution where you are told what to do and nothing ever happens in a hurry, to so much freedom where everything seems so urgent, immediate and fast.

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